Diversity and Inclusion – in conversation with Chico Chakravorty
The 'Black Lives Matter' movement has brought the issue of diversity and inclusion to the forefront of many conversations. Business, big and small, are starting to consider how Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) should impact their workforce.
In this episode of The Agency Accelerator Podcast, I'm excited to have Chico Chakravorty, D&I consultant and Founder of Doing Diversity Differently. In this fascinating conversation (where I learned a lot!) we talk about how to approach & integrate D&I in our organisations.
We also explore how we, as agencies, should be advising our clients on D&I in their campaigns, and the importance of doing so authentically. To bring this to life Chico shares some real-life examples (both good and bad).
[1:46] Introducing Chico Chakravorty, D&I consultant and Founder of Doing Diversity Differently.
[5:55] How should we as agency owners advise our clients on diversity & inclusion
[9:28] Is it the responsibility of an agency to highlight the in-authenticity of diversity being portrayed in campaigns?
[11:20] Example: Marks & Spencer launched a sandwich called LGBT
[14:25] Example: Tesco
[16:07] What is the meaning of "White Privilege"?
[17:23] The "Black Lives Matter" movement: How should businesses contribute to the cause?
[23:00] The two important elements of diversity
[26:59] Chico's one piece of advice that he would like to go back in time and give to his younger self.
[28:48] The best way to connect with Chico.
Website - https://doingdiversitydifferently.com/
Email - [email protected]
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